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Jan 17, 2010 7:30pm EST
net -- net new jobs every month in the united states just to hold the unemployment rate where it is. and we've lost, perhaps, 8 million in the decade. so to claw back and actually have a total employment growth with rising labor income, in my view, i'm not as optimistic as michelle. >> a lot of people do feel if we start to see some job growth and if indeed the numbers match what your expectations are that the fed might move on interest rates. do you agree? >> well, i thing fed is going to be willing to tolerate faster growth as long as the inflation situation remains under control. you know, as david said, even with our optimistic employment numbers it's going take -- it's going to take years to get the unemployment back toward the level it was at before we went into this recession and as long as the unemployment rate is elevated and there's slack in the economy, the fed doesn't think inflation will be a problem. so they're going to stand, i are inclined to stand pat. i think they may be surprised and inflation isn't going to be as tame as they expect and as the economy improves, w
Jan 31, 2010 2:30am EST
some resistance, particularly, unfortunately, in the united states because for the united states to participate they would need congressional approval. i'm actually quite optimistic that this may happen and if did it happen it would make a serious effort. >> it's a serious idea. >> 100 billion there, 100 billion here, these days we only talk in trillions. >> i know that you also talking about a billion dollars of your own money when you look at investing in clean technology. >> yes. >> green technology. >> yes. >> tell me where the opportunities are in that? >> we have time to focus on -- to be on the cutting-edge of technology, to move it forward, so taking carbon out of coal. that's a stumbling block that needs to be overcome. it's a technology that needs to be developed. we have a small investment there. and solar energy. >> how do you see things now in terms of the environment, globally speaking and in the u.s. right now? where are we in the cycle >> in a difficult spot because i think the collapse of the depression was prevented. the economy has begun to move forward, but it
Jan 3, 2010 7:30pm EST
. i think the answer is software. this is where the united states leads the world. i'm talking about it in very broadly speaking, not just application and operating software, but there, too. we're talking about software in terms of boeing, aircraft, goods such as dishwashers and appliances and in terms of entertainment. look at silicon valley. look at what's going on there. twitter, linked in, yelp, zinga. that's where the innovation is going to continue. that's where we lead the world. and that's where the value is added. it's a positive for the united states. >> david, success stories in 2010 and beyond? >> i agree with andy. that would be on my list. two more. one is going to be mobile. the number of devices and the amount of power you have in the mobile device has grown extraordinarily in the last decade. it's going to keep growing. the second one is green. someone's going to find a way to make greener energy, electric cars or something. the global warming problem isn't going away. the anxiety about being dependent on oil from abroad is not going away. i think with some support f
Jan 10, 2010 7:30pm EST
the monthly international trade balance report tells us if the united states is importing or exporting more goods. on wednesday, the federal reserve's beige book will be released that measures the activity of regional economies across the united states. thursday we find out if retailers had a happy holiday after all when december's total retail sales will be reported. then on friday, a key inflation measure. the consumer price index is out. the cpi tracks the cost of consumer goods and services. and finally, sometimes even billionaires look for a little way to make a little extra cash. british industrialist and founder of virgin, richard branson, is renting his yacht. she will be available
Jan 24, 2010 7:30pm EST
that vibrant relative to, what, 2% in the united states? you've got these banking proposals. where do you think we go from here? >> you're not going to get any sustained upward trend over time in my personal view until the economy itself provides that lift. >> uh-huh. >> so what i'm really focusing right now is you're focusing on the market, what they call volatility. i think it's going to be volatility around a flat trend. what i'm focusing on is how we get that trend -- how and when we get that underlying trend to turn up so the market can be supported. >> so you have been a big believer in innovation. you've invested in innovation, whether it's google, nasdaq, td ameritrade, green technology. where is the innovation today from your standpoint? >> we are on the cusp of the largest technology trend in our lifetimes. and a burst of innovation, unlike anything you've ever seen. and now you've got wireless broadband mobility which is by far -- by far -- the biggest trend of our lifetime. >> research in motion is the face of that one? >> one of them. one of them. >> oh, apple. >> apple, the apps.
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